Fall Snack Recipe: Alpha-Bits Snack Mix #AlphaBits

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A favorite and rarely seen cereal in our family growing up was Alpha-Bits cereal.  I loved it for oh so many reasons, but mostly it just tasted good...plus, my mom so rarely got "fun" foods for us that having alphabet shaped cereal pieces to enjoy just seemed SO EXCITING.  Fast forward to me at age ...

Holiday Gift Idea for Preschoolers: Magic Fun Dough (Giveaway)

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I found a great holiday gift idea for preschoolers thanks to the folks at RoseArt and Linqia- the new Magic Fun Dough sets.  Battery free and non toxic, these sets don't need batteries to play- they run all on creativity.  These sets come in 6 different themes and range from $9.99 to $19.99.  They are ...

Family fun with Activision Games just in time for the Holidays!

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I hve to officially call the Activision Family Summit a huge success.  It was fun, informative, entertaining and we all got to hear first about the new Duck Dynasty game due to release in 2014.  What's not to love?  Each of the games featured during the Summit is meant for families (be sure to check ...

Rice Krispies wants to know what’s hard for your kids to digest #HardtoDigest

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What's hard for your kids to digest?  Around here, the things that are hard for my kids to digest, in no particular order: This is a sponsored post, opinions are my own. 1. Film cameras.  Blank stares when we showed them. 2. The concept that no, mommy was not around the week God created the earth. 3. Wearing underpants EVERY ...

Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas and Easy Dinner Recipes

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The holidays mean family fun and Kraft Foods is here to help you discover new and tasty meal solutions available!   From Thanksgiving leftover ideas to quick and easy dinner recipes, there's a lot of recipe ideas and suggestions available at your fingertips.  (At your cursor-tips?) Our friends at Lunchbox asked if I'd help them to ...

Be Our Guest for the Holidays with Suave (Prize Pack Giveaway 2 winners) #Suavescents

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With 47 days until Christmas, and just 3 weeks until Thanksgiving,  it's time to start thinking about all of those details....your calendar, when to shop, when to wrap, when guests are expected to arrive.  We all want to be prepared, right?  For ourselves, and for guests?  Suave helps us to look good, feel  good everyday ...

McDonald’s adds books to Happy Meals! #HappyMealBooks

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One of my favorite past-times has always been reading books.  This month, McDonald's restaurants are dedicating  the month of  November to making reading "happier" in Happy Meals and including a children's book in each Happy Meal.  There are 5 books to choose from and I have to tell you, I'm really happy about this new ...

$100 Gift Card Giveaway Winner’s Choice!

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We’re kicking off November with a whopper of a giveaway! One lucky winner will win the gift card of their choice -- Amazon, iTunes or Kmart. So many choices… but remember, you can’t win if you don’t enter. Prize: $100 Gift Card (Winner can choose from Amazon, iTunes, or Kmart   Sponsors: Bay Area Mommy, Joyful Scribblings, Missy Hacker you justincredible, Searching 4 ...

Easy Cheesy Chili Bombs Chili Recipe

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Here's a fun Cheesy Chili Bombs chili recipe that's quick and easy- and kid friendly! These are great for a fast dinner or even a picnic dinner on the go. You can always swap out turkey for the ground beef and use low fat cheese to make it a little healthier, and add some hot ...

Daylight Savings Time Sleep Tips

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This daylight savings time sleep tips post was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Pampers. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. When we all go to sleep on Saturday, November 2nd, we'll set our clocks BACK an hour, allegedly gaining an hour of sleep.  To ...